Recent Award Recipients

USAC Award Winners

Award recipients with President Barron: Carol Mellott, Stephanie Gookin, and Brad Fisher

USAC Award Winners
Award recipients with USAC members and administrative representatives

USAC Award Winners

Award recipients with administrative representatives

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Purpose

To recognize University staff members who go above and beyond their normal routines:

  • Resolve a particularly difficult dilemma
  • Being exceptionally creative
  • Been responsive to the needs of others regardless of status
  • Recipients will receive a certificate and be recognized at a future USAC meeting

Eligibility

  • All full-time staff are eligible (anyone at the University may submit nominations)
  • Every nomination is considered on its own merit (no comparisons among nominees)
  • The Council will acknowledge as many deserving people as possible
  • Nominations will be reviewed regularly
  • Honorees recognized at Council meetings scheduled throughout the year

Criteria for selecting recipients (list not all-inclusive)

  • Personal Traits
  • Did the nominee have a positive attitude or upbeat personality? Was he/she hard-working, enthusiastic, creative, and/or show a concern for others?
  • Professionalism
  • Did the nominee show reliability and resourcefulness and/or demonstrate a sense of teamwork?
  • Initiative & Interest
  • Nominees typically are...
    1. ...aware of the potential in everyone.
    2. ...willing to reach out--go the extra mile in resolving conflicts/dilemmas.
    3. ...able to provide the support and guidance needed to help make life better for those around them (co-workers, faculty, staff, administrators, students, visitors, etc.).